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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place to stay. Comfortable beds, plenty of food venue choices even room Service. Friendly helpful staff. Even if you don't gamble great place to relax and eat. Nice pool and hot tub. I love this place!

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Thank Jeff S
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Prairie Meadows Hotel was an experience I would recommend to anyone planning a stay in Altoona. While the prices may be higher than some, the excellent customer service, the outstanding cleanliness of the rooms, and the food and service at various onsite eateries makes up for it. The rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff is very friendly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Trifecta Buffet is just amazing. Everything you can imagine is there in unending quantities. I was especially surprised to see some of the best Prime Rib I've ever seen! Another option included huge mounds of crab! Our waitstaff was very friendly and attentive. I will most certainly be back!

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Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two parents staying for business over the weekend. It was supposed to be a mini vacation for us working parents with super busy extra curricular active kids. When we arrived the lobby was beautiful! We were greeted and told a price. We were then told we were on a quiet floor away from all the noise. Well lets just say... More 

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Sherrard, IL
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Modern and luxurious lobby. Friendly staff and great accommodations. Good food available and comfortable beds, An awesome saltwater pool, we enjoyed it and a Starbucks is there too. Will return when in passing through town again.

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Tama, Iowa
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36 hotel reviews
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

The rooms were very nice - housekeeping not so nice. We stayed for three nights and on the second day our room was not cleaned - they brought towels but did not even make the bed, replace coffee/tea, etc. We had left early in the morning and not returned until late in the evening and so I am sure that... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

We had only booked for one night but extended another as we had so much fun. We went on a Sunday so we could watch the Quarter Horses race at the track in the afternoon. The casino is enormous and everywhere was spotlessly clean and tidy. Cafe at the Meadows did a superb lunch and we also enjoyed the Triple... More 

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Green Bay, WI
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Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Prairie Meadows for 3 nights for an expo/conference. The entire hotel is newly remodeled and very modern. The rooms are nice, the bed was comfy, good pillows and nice bathrooms. They also offer free wifi. I enjoyed my room and stay very much. The lobby and hotel bar are also modem and inviting. The staff was nice... More 

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Waukee, Iowa
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5 reviews
Reviewed October 4, 2016

A Really great accommodation and staff assistance. I had a Jr King Suite on 2, near the Casino Entrance. Fairly quiet with a little interruption outside the room. Readily received a Noon Check out. The king size bed was very comfortable and both room TV's were just fine !

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Bloomington, Minnesota, Usa
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

My company held annual work team building event here. We stayed in the hotel and held meetings and meals in various parts of the property. The staff was good, the food was good and the hotel was really nicely updated. Great looking place. My bed and shower were perfect. The casino was lively but to be honest I never heard... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come see why Prairie Meadows Casino Racetrack Hotel is Iowa's favorite place to play and stay. With more than 85,000 square feet of casino action, Prairie Meadows has every game you will want to play this side of Vegas. If you are looking for a relaxing night, kick your feet up in The Prairie Meadows Hotel. We offer contemporary rooms, impeccable service, and generous hotel amenities that include a saltwater pool, business center and airport shuttle. With a hotel so comfortable you will want to stay awhile. Looking for a new restaurant to try? Our delicious dining options are more than enough to satisfy any craving you have, from breakfast hot off the griddle to simple comfort food or even a chef-prepared entree. Check out our free entertainment in the smoke-free Finish Line Show Lounge. Our 168 room hotel has standard King rooms, Double Queen rooms, and many options of King Suites that are sure to make your stay luxurious. Book now to plan your getaway and experience a hotel unlike any other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Prairie Meadows Hotel

Address: 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, IA 50009-2100
Location: United States > Iowa > Altoona
Price Range: $168 - $264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Prairie Meadows Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 168
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“The Junior suite is nice to have separate areas for sleeping and lounging with wet bar area too.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffsW60AY, 6 days ago | Read review
“If you want peace and to sleep DONT STAY HERE”
 of 5 bubbles sarahsB8638FB, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Top floor was very quiet.”
  • Hide-a-bed
  • Junior King Suite
 of 5 bubbles efaber, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 98sarahs, Aug 25, 2016 | Read review
“Not sure about hotel rooms; I only attended a conference here. I was able to park close to the conference center.”
 of 5 bubbles IowaGozzie, Aug 19, 2016 | Read review
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